Redcliffe intersections safety works

Safety improvements are underway at 5 busy Redcliffe intersections.

Oxley Avenue and Anzac Avenue experience high traffic volumes, with more than 11,000 vehicle movements per day and servicing local residential and commercial areas. Motorists can experience difficulties judging safe gaps to turn right across multi-lane, median divided roads.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to economy

Redcliffe Road (Anzac Avenue) and Silvyn Street, improve intersection

Investment ID 1146864 (QTRIP 2020–21 to 2023–24)

Funding of $532,000 has been allocated to provide safety improvements with the aim to reduce crashes between motorists turning right from Silvyn Street and eastbound vehicles on Anzac Avenue.

We will remove the right-turn movement from Silvyn Street to Anzac Avenue. A U-turn facility will be provided at the nearby signalised Anzac Avenue and Oxley Avenue intersection to enable drivers leaving Silvyn Street to travel west on Anzac Avenue.

Detailed design is complete. Construction started in July 2021 and expected to be complete in September 2021, weather and construction conditions permitting. 

Brighton-Redcliffe Road (Oxley Avenue), Portwood Street and Manley Street, improve intersection

Investment ID 1146056 (QTRIP 2020–21 to 2023–24)

Funding of $516,000 has been allocated to provide safety improvements at the 4-way intersection of Oxley Avenue with Portwood Street and Manley Street.

A new median will be constructed on Oxley Avenue to remove right-turn movements and accommodate U-turns at Anzac Avenue.

Detailed design is complete. Construction started in July 2021 and is expected to be complete in September 2021, weather and construction conditions permitting. 

Brighton-Redcliffe Road (Oxley Avenue) and Sydney Street, signalise intersection

Investment ID 1147342 (QTRIP 2021–22 to 2024–25)

Funding of $1.55 million has been allocated to install new traffic signals at this intersection. Design is now complete and construction is underway.

Key works will include:

  • installing new traffic signals 
  • providing priority access for Queensland Ambulance Service vehicles as required
  • installing signalised pedestrian crossings on all intersection legs
  • removing planted and concrete medians and extending the right-turn lanes on Oxley Avenue
  • installing raised pavement markers and signage improvements
  • removal of 1 tree and vegetation trimming
  • removal of informal pedestrian crossing on Oxley Avenue.

Construction is expected to take 4 months to complete, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Brighton-Redcliffe Road (Oxley Avenue) and Macdonnell Road intersection, provide fully-controlled right-turns 

Investment ID 1255432 (QTRIP 2021–22 to 2024–25)

Funding of $1.17 million has been allocated to upgrade existing traffic signals and extend right-turn lanes at this intersection. Design is now complete and construction is underway.

Key works will include:

  • changing the traffic signal phasing to include a green arrow to control motorists turning right from Oxley Avenue into Macdonnell Road
  • modifying medians to extend the existing right-turn lanes on Oxley Avenue and provide additional storage for turning motorists
  • new linemarking and signage.

Construction is expected to take 4 months to complete, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Brighton-Redcliffe Road (Oxley Avenue) and Irene Street, improve intersection 

Investment ID 790612 (QTRIP 2020-21 to 2023-24)

Funding of $1.4 million was allocated to install traffic signals, pedestrian crossings and a pedestrian fence along Oxley Avenue, between Irene Street and Klingner Road.

Construction started in March 2020 and was completed in July 2020.

Intersection design

Design layout - Anzac Avenue and Silvyn Street, and Oxley Avenue and Portwood/Manley Streets

Design layout Anzac Avenue and Silvyn Street, and Oxley Avenue, Portwood Street and Manley Street.

Design layout—Oxley Avenue and Macdonnell Road / Oxley Avenue and Sydney Street

Proposed design for intersections of Oxley Avenue and Macdonnell Road / Oxley Avenue and Sydney Street